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Indonesia - Six months in jail for radio station manager who covered rights violations in China

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns the sentence of six months in prison and the suspended sentence of another year in prison that a court in the city of Batam passed yesterday on Gatot Machali, the manager of Batam-based Radio Era Baru, on a charge of broadcasting without permission and disrupting neighbouring frequencies. Another three months will be added to Machali's jail sentence if he is unable to pay the fine of 50 million rupees (5,800 US dollars) which the court also (...)

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